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September 14, 2022

WINiT Wednesday

WINiT Wednesday Makes Its Debut

Sharing insights, hearing stories of personal and professional growth, and celebrating the forward-thinking women, allies and organizations who are stepping up and breaking through is what GBTA WINiT has always done best. And now the best of WINiT will be featured in a special regular segment in the Daily News Brief. Look for WINiT Wednesday features on the second Wednesday of the month designed to inform, inspire and provide value to professionals and the industry.

Honoring the Best and Brightest: the GBTA WINiT 2022 Awards and Gala

The GBTA WINiT 2022 Awards and Gala is scheduled for October 27, 2022, at the Westin Times Square in New York City. From Founders to Mentors to Trailblazers and more, the GBTA WINiT Awards recognize the women, men, and companies who together are driving positive change for women in the travel-related industries and who have gone above and beyond in driving career mobility and gender parity.

Nominate a deserving person or company today – WINiT is accepting nominations here until the deadline of September 22, 2022. Let’s recognize and celebrate the women who are engaged in, pushing, and re-imagining our industry with an eye to gender equity and on the sole mission to positively change and ignite the careers and lives of women in travel-related industries. Get more information and register to attend the GBTA WINiT Gala here.


The U.S. Has a Pilot Shortage — Here’s How Airlines Are Trying to Fix It (CNBC)


Ryanair Signs ‘Landmark’ Sustainable Aviation Fuel Deal (TRAVEL WEEKLY)


HotelOnline Acquires HotelPlus to Accelerate Expansion Across Africa (PHOCUSWIRE)

As the Nature of Hotel Guests Evolves, Location and Value Remain Key Drivers (COSTAR)


When Will the Chinese Travel Market Return? (TRAVEL MOLE)

Let's Call It Revenge Business Travel (AXIOS)

Amadeus NDC Content Surpasses 20 Airlines with Addition of Lufthansa Group (PHOCUSWIRE)

Industry Spotlight

GBTA Webinar
Business travel returns: how travel managers are responding

Date: September 15

Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET

Companies should be rethinking their business travel programs for a new era, according to new research by GBTA and Uber for Business. Join our complimentary webinar to hear research and travel experts at GBTA and Uber discuss our new study, which reveals what's top of mind for travel managers at some of the world's largest companies.

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GBTA Europe Town Hall
Happening Tomorrow. Register Now.

September 15 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM BST

GBTA Europe Town Hall, is a monthly 60-minute session, including an update on what’s happening in our association from Ben Park, Chair of the GBTA Europe Advisory Board and Catherine Logan, Regional Vice President – GBTA.

This month they are joined by members of the Europe Accommodations Committee who will be looking at how to build successful buyer-supplier relationships based on transparency and trust – leading to better outcomes for both parties. Looking a future trend in rates; the challenge around sustainability and best ways of booking, the committee will discuss how by working together buyers and suppliers can overcome these challenges.



Crisis24 Intelligence Brief

Canada - Public holiday in Canada on Sept. 19 as part of mourning period for Queen Elizabeth II. Business and transport disruptions likely.

China - Typhoon Muifa tracks north-northwestward in East China Sea early Sept. 14; landfall forecast in Zhejiang Province, China, late Sept. 14.

France - Air traffic controllers across France to strike Sept. 16; flight disruptions likely. Reconfirm all flights.

United States - Severe weather forecast across parts of the northeastern US Sept. 13. Disruptions due to flooding ongoing in New York.

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Upcoming Events
Travel Risk Management Bootcamp: Understanding and Implementing ISO31030
September 14 - 15
2:00 PM-5:00 PM BST /
3:00 PM-6:00 PM CEST /
09:00 AM-12:00 PM EDT

GBTA Europe Town Hall

Business Travel Returns: How Travel Managers Are Responding

Increase Traveler Satisfaction and Value With a Modern Personalized Shopping Experience
September 28
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

WINiT Gala
October 27
7:30 – 10:00 PM ET

GBTA Conference 2022 – Brussels in Partnership with VDR.
Nov 8 - 10

PATA – GBTA APAC Travel Summit - Global Business Travel Association - GBTA
December 8 - 9
Bangkok, Thailand

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View recent GBTA research made possible by Citi! Use these findings to help make informed updates to your travel program with information on how organizations are booking travel today versus three years ago, how policies vary by region, updates on mobile payments for corporate cards and more. Learn More

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Join us for a complimentary webinar on September 28 focusing on the deep integration Spotnana and American Airlines built to deliver superior traveler experiences. Register today.

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GBTA Career Spotlight
Sales Operations and Fulfillment Coordinator

The Sales Operations and Fulfillment Coordinator is responsible for managing the overall delivery of sponsorship benefits. Duties include coordinating with Business Development, Research, Education, Marketing, and other departments to ensure overall fulfillment of client benefits are achieved on time. Learn More

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